Amendments to EU arms embargo with Syria would be for technical support

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

David Cameron
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U.S. is not waiting for North Korea to act

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Glyn Davies
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Burke outlines DoD innovation priorities

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Sharon E. Burke
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Battelle awarded contract to help eradicate chemical weapons

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Battelle was recently awarded a contract for $76 million from Bechtel National, Inc., to support chemical weapon destruction at its Destruction Pilot Plant in Richmond, Kentucky.
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Gen. Breedlove welcomed as commander of NATO's SHAPE

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Philip Breedlove
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Hiroshima survivors present personal stories to U.N.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Two atomic bomb survivors from Hiroshima recently spoke with U.N. tour guides and interns in New York to share their personal stories of the horrors they witnessed in Japan in August 1945.
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McGrath: DoD trying to establish a "cost culture"

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Elizabeth A. McGrath
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Argon launches new spectrometer simulation probe

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Argon Electronics launched its new spectrometer simulation probe on May 3, the RIIDEye-SIM-NaI-P, which simulates hazardous materials to safely train response teams for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats.
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Increased pressure on Iran could lead to nuclear nonproliferation

Thursday, May 16, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

David Cohen
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U.S. encourages meeting between Syria and opposition in Geneva

Thursday, May 16, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A meeting with multiple international representatives, including diplomats from Syria and the Syrian opposition, is being planned for early June, the U.S. State Department said on Monday.
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RAE Systems announces personal gas and radiation data stream

Thursday, May 16, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

RAE Systems announced on Wednesday that it will soon demonstrate its new personal gas and radiation detection monitor data stream that connects to its ProRAE Guardian browser based software.
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FLIR Systems awarded purchase agreement from U.S. Army for MEDEVAC

Thursday, May 16, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

FLIR Systems, Inc., announced on Tuesday it received a two-year blanket purchase agreement for $81 million from the U.S. Army to supply its technology in support of MEDEVAC programs.
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U.S. comments on Japan's visit to North Korea

Thursday, May 16, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. encouraged North Korea to open up diplomatically and fulfill its international obligations after North Korea's recent diplomatic visit from Japan, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday.
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IAEA labs need updating to keep up with member state demands

Thursday, May 16, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

International Atomic Energy Agency laboratories and the equipment within the labs must be updated to keep up with the growing demand of the agency's member states, an IAEA official said on Tuesday.
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New York City to conduct airflow study in summer

Thursday, May 16, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The New York City Police Department, along with the Brookhaven Lab, will conduct a study this summer of how airflow in the streets and subways could move airborne contaminants.
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U.S. speaks against Iran's rotation as President of Conference on Disarmament

Thursday, May 16, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Eric Pelton, spokesperson for the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, spoke out against Iran's upcoming rotation as President of the Conference on Disarmament.
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Menendez, Corker introduce bill for post-Assad Syria

Friday, May 17, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Senators Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) introduced the Syria Transition Support Act on Wednesday, a bill that plans for a post-Assad Syria by offering limited lethal weapons to vetted Syrian groups.
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U.N. member states begin negotiations on multilateral nuclear disarmament

Friday, May 17, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.N. Open-Ending Working Group on taking forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations opened on Wednesday at the Palace of Nations in Geneva.
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AEGIS missile defense tested successfully

Friday, May 17, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Missile Defense Agency announced on Thursday that the AEGIS ballistic missile defense system underwent a successful intercept flight test.
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AnaptysBio awarded contract to develop anti-ricin antibodies

Friday, May 17, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

AnaptysBio, Inc., announced on Wednesday the receipt of a contract award from the U.S. government for the creation of highly thermostable anti-ricin antibodies to use in biodefense measures.
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